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Current State for October 21-22, 2017

MSU Today : Solar carports; Twitter/Miles Bridges; The Bodyguard promotional graphic
Top row: Dr. Christina DeJong, Carport solar panels, Tyler Oakley; Lower left: Miles Bridges; Middle right: Sergio Martinez Beltran & Amanda Barberena

It's homecoming weekend at Michigan State University. The first half of Current State is all about the green and white. Find out why there are new solar panels over several parking spaces; we catch up with YouTube sensation and alum Tyler Oakley; an outgoing senior and incoming freshman talk about campus life; and Al Martin updates us on the basketball season ahead. 

The second half of Current State deals with the #MeToo hashtag and why so many people are using it. Plus, how a Michigan city is trying to lure Amazon's second headquarters; the benefits of breastfeeding; how a Michigan man began compiling national holidays and celebrity birthdays way before Google and we'll talk to one of the actors from the Broadway musical based on the movie The Bodyguard. 

Second half of "Current State" for October 21-22, 2017.


Solar carports reported by intern Skyler Ashley

CLICK HERE to see Tyler Oakley's videos. Interview by Reginald Hardwick

African-American freshmen reported by intern Skyler Ashley

Freshman/Senior interviews with interns Amanda Barberena & Sergio Martinez Beltran

MSU football, basketball with Current Sports host Al Martin

#MeToo interview by Brooke Allen

Amazon headquarters competition reported by Rick Pluta

Benefits of breastfeeding interview by Scott Pohl

Calendar Man reported by Brooke Allen

The bodyguard from The Bodyguard interview by Jamie Paisley


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